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7-Foot Boa Constrictor Disappears into Car Engine

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What an odd story. A Covina family on Sunday was shopping in Azusa when an announcement came over the store's intercom asking for the owner of his car to step outside -- there was a surprise waiting for him. Witnesses said a seven-foot boa constrictor crawled into his engine and when 25-year-old David Morelli opened the engine hood, he could see the snake wedged in there, according to the San Gabriel Tribune.

He touched it and it moved further into the engine -- far enough for when police to arrive, they didn't see anything. Officers followed the Morelli family home to meet up with animal control officers, who also could not find the snake, even though no one saw it leave the car. For now, Morelli has to call animal services if the snake ever reappears.